Mental Health Days

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  1. nudeyorker

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    I'm a big believer in taking at least one Mental Health Day a year. A day where you take a break from all of your responsibility and stress for one day to regroup.
    I'm long overdue and stressed so I'm taking a day to myself next Tuesday.
    I'm going to go to a spa in the morning, have lunch in one of my favorite restaurants and wander mindlessly thorough The Metropolitan Museum. Then meander home via Madison Avenue and stop at my favorite pub for Happy Hour.
    My question is...Who else takes Mental Health Days?....what do you do to regroup?
     
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    My job is very stressful (esp these days w/the economy) so I do treat myself every now and then. I don't know if it helps physically but mentally it does. I'll go buy facial stuff and moisturizers and a good hair conditioner. Do a pore cleaning, a scrub, condition and moisturizer myself into a stupor. I'll take a real hot bath in my 1920s deep claw-foot tub and lay there forever in the steam and then finally shave w/a floating bowl After laying back on the tub pillow w/a steaming hot facecloth on my face. I put on some good music and as the songs says Make the World Go Away.... On these types of occasions I try to get a haircut early in the day. A new haircut does wonders believe it or not for your feelings and outlook. Making yrself a special lunch and dinner on these days is good too. Finally, have some champagne or a soothing gin and tonic as you lay back and relax is great. Anything to feel pampered and away from any stress is quite beneficial.
     
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    Sleep till 1pm, eat, play on the computer, and sleep. Oh wait... that's every weekend... hehe
     
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    I'm a great believer in mental health days too. On those days I don't have any routine. In fact that's one of the reasons to take a M.H. Day. When I feel the need for a day coming up I usually check to see what's going on in my area and make my plans around that. Whatever else I do I absolutely will not set the alarm.
     
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    A year ??

    It's a wonder you haven't been committed.
     
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    Uh Hells can I take that steaming bath/moisturizing/new hairdo/blowjob
    with you tomorrow tonight?
    I'll bring the champagne that Nick8 drank on me!
    Oh the horror!:eek:
    Of us seeing each other naked...:biggrin1:
    cigarbabe:saevil:
     
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    QFT !:rolleyes:


    C.B.:saevil:
     
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    I took one last week, but hit dint do no gud.
     
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    Ditto! what I do is often dependent upon the season and my disposable income. In the past, when living in NJ, I have taken a day to go skiing in the Poconos or at Wyndham. Another time I flew to Atlanta for one day to see Bruce Sringsteen and didn't tell anyone in GA I was going to be in town. I stayed at the Renaissance, ordered room service, sat by the pool and worked on my color before the concert and generally had a jolly good time. Flew home the next morning. :cool: Sometimes a day at fave museum, the beach, or a spa mani/pedi/wax is all I need to revitalize me. Heck, sometimes all I need is a day to putter in my garden anonymously. Without requests or demands from anyone else.:cool:


    Agreed! I find they are necessary at least once a quarter depending on how things are going.
     
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    What I call a "mental health day" is when I'm not really sick, but I call in sick anyway because I just can't bear to face a day at the office. I only indulge when there's nothing urgent going on, and only if I have enough sick days to spare (as I only get 5 a year).

    I generally stay home on these days, because it would be bad to be caught out and about by a colleague when I've called in sick for the day, but also because it's not unlike my bosses to call me at home when I'm sick and ask me where to find stuff.

    Since it's a "sick" day, I hang out in sweats most of the day, not showering until afternoon or evening. My favorite thing to do--if it's an option--is to watch Star Trek re-runs (or Farscape or Babylon 5 or Buffy or any other similar show), but that's only if there's channel running re-runs of a show that I like. Often there is. Or I'll watch a rented movie.

    Other than that, I read, surf the Internet, and maybe even watch some porn and jerk off a few times.

    Perhaps not the best way to spend the time, but it's what I like to do.
     
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    When i feel myself starting to get stressed i'll give myself a short break weekend away. Maybe go stay with friends, go inter state or a night in a nice hotel in the city. If i didn't do something to de-stress im sure i'd go postal
     
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    Or even incognito.:cool:
     
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    every day is a mental health day for me. :D
     
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    It's Tuesday at last...Have a great day everyone, I know I will!
     
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    This is no place to start! Shoo! Shoo! Off with you! Write about it tomorrow! Shoo! :hug:
     
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    I can't recommend this highly enough. I went to the gym this morning. I followed that with a visit to a spa and had a full body message and an herbal wrap, a facial, manicure, pedicure, and a shampoo and a blow out. Then I met my best freind for lunch and we went to the Met and I bought a new pair of shoes on the way to happy hour!
    I feel like a new man!
     
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    on my day off which is once a week i have a good bash with my fav 16 inch double end dildo and watch my fav porn movies

    then i watch about 3 normal movies mostly action and chill out with a tub of mint choc ice cream



    ps some times I dip my dildo in
     
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